Hedge Trackers Professionals to Speak at AFP Annual Conference
President Helen Kane to offer pre-conference program on setting up an effective hedge program; Sandra Koch to speak with client Jabil Circuit on currency volatility and hedging
Hedge Trackers, a premier provider of hedge program management solutions for foreign currency, interest rate and commodity risk, will once again be exhibiting, speaking and providing demonstrations of its complete suite of products, services and solutions at the Association for Financial Professional’s (AFP) Annual Conference.
The conference is slated to kick off on Sunday, October 23 and run through Wednesday, October 26 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida.
On Saturday, October 22, Helen Kane, founder and president of Hedge Trackers, will lead a pre-conference course titled “Managing Foreign Exchange Exposure Risk” from 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. The course, which is approved for 7.8 CTP credits, 7.8 FP&A credits and 7.5 CPE credits, is designed for individuals who have added foreign exchange exposure management to their responsibilities and for those whose company may be thinking about implementing a currency hedging program. During the session, which you can learn more about and register to attend here, Kane will discuss what it takes to set up a best-in-class FX hedge program.
On Monday, October 24 at 4:00 p.m., Sandra Koch, director of client services, Hedge Trackers, and Brian Wszolek, CTP, director of treasury at Jabil Circuit, Inc. (NYSE: JBL), will present “Currency Volatility and Hedging: How to Protect Margins” as part of the conference’s Risk Management track. During the session, Koch and Wszolek will discuss how Jabil protects its margins by using an effective hedge program, which is administered by Hedge Trackers. You can learn more about the session here.
Hedge Trackers will also be exhibiting for the duration of the conference in Booth 347 as well as providing demonstrations of its Capella software product in Demo Room #29.
About the AFP Annual Conference
The AFP Annual Conference program is created by a select group of corporate practitioner peers. Their goal is to create an educational agenda that addresses the challenges, trends and innovations in the treasury and finance profession. Click here to learn more about the conference.
Jabil is an electronic product solutions company providing comprehensive electronics design, production and product management services to global electronics and technology companies. Offering complete product supply chain management from facilities in 28 countries, Jabil provides comprehensive, individualized-focused solutions to customers in a broad range of industries. Jabil common stock is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol, “JBL.” Further information is available on Jabil’s website: jabil.com.
About Hedge Trackers, LLC
For more than a decade, Hedge Trackers’ globally compliant financial accounting and reporting services have empowered U.S. corporations and financial institutions to effectively and confidently hedge foreign currency, interest rate, and commodity risk. Hedge Trackers offers unparalleled derivative accounting capabilities, consulting services and software solutions, all underpinned by more than a decade of experience. The Silicon Valley-based company has set up successful hedge programs for hundreds of Fortune 100 to Fortune 1000 clients. For more information, visit the company at www.hedgetrackers.com or follow Hedge Trackers on LinkedIn, Twitter and Google+.